Avoiding Workplace Violence

14 Jan, 2002
Are you looking out for violence at work? You should be. Avoid both minor calamities and major tragedies by identifying risky behaviors and implementing a plan of preventive action.

Just-in-Time Inventory Management

14 Jan, 2002
You've heard of JIT to use warehouse space better and to deliver goods to customers more efficiently. Can it work for your operation? How do you implement it?

Creating Your Employee Policy Handbook

14 Jan, 2002
Employee handbooks should be more than just a pile of photocopies you thrust at a new hire. Handbooks provide a common framework for communicating your corporate culture. If used properly, they ...

Wise Use of Temporary Employees

14 Jan, 2002
In an ever-changing market, you might need to consider temporary staff. Done right, a few well-chosen folks could not only pull you through a busy time, but also become prescreened permanent ...

Dealing With Personal Relationships at Work: Dating at Work

14 Jan, 2002
In the ever-busy world of entrepreneurial business, we are always at work or thinking about work. Where else are we going to meet people who share our interests? Should we date ...

Working Well Together: Promoting Health in the Workplace

14 Jan, 2002
A workplace wellness program can help to keep your employees happy and healthy, causing a "ripple effect" throughout your company.

Job Sharing: Twice the Benefits or Double the Problems?

14 Jan, 2002
You've heard all about it, but how can you make job sharing serve your business interests? Here are basic ways and long-term tips to ensure that you have two productive job ...

Telecommuting: Pros and Cons

14 Jan, 2002
Viable telecommuting programs require clear policies, advance trouble-shooting, and unconventional management styles. But they can pay off in happier, more productive workers.

How to Use Employment Contracts

14 Jan, 2002
In such a litigious society, all business owners need to understand the necessity for employment contracts (such as confidentiality agreements), at-will termination agreements and noncompete agreements. Should you use them? What's ...

How to Stay on the Right Side of Nondiscrimination Laws

14 Jan, 2002
Avoid discrimination in your company by taking a proactive stance. Following a few simple guidelines will help you to create and promote a workplace that encourages diversity and steers clear of ...